Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal

Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal is a magazine specializing in Law topics.

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring

A Crusade in the Public Domain: The Dastar Decision
Things are more like they are now than they ever were before.--Dwight D. Eisenhower (1) Though the term of copyright protection has been constitutionally extended again and again by Congress, (2) when a copyright finally does expire, the work passes...
Harmonizing Fair Use and Self-Help Copyright Protection of Digital Music
Before the summer of 2003, there appeared to be little chance that the five major record companies and their trade group, the Recording Industry Association of America ("RIAA"), would sue any more than the most egregious copyright infringers among...
Let's Keep It on the Download: Why the Educational Use Factor of the Fair Use Exception Should Shield Rap Music from Infringement Claims
I. INTRODUCTION Digital sampling is the method by which musicians place "previously recorded portions of another artist's work in a new recording." (1) The legal ramifications of digital sampling have been said to add "another layer of complexity...
Pornography, Community and the Internet - Freedom of Speech and Obscenity on the Internet
I. INTRODUCTION A. General The recent emergence of the Internet has posed new challenges for the legal community. One of the much debated issues among legal scholars is whether the Internet should be regulated by a new independent set of legal...
Toward a Criminal Law for Cyberspace: A New Model of Law Enforcement?
I. INTRODUCTION This article argues that one consequence of the increasing proliferation of computer technology and the attendant migration of human activities, including illegal activities, into cyberspace is that the efficacy of our traditional...